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British Open Pub & Restaurant

367 Jacaranda Blvd, Us 41, Venice, FL 34292-2450
+1 941-492-9227
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (65 reviews)
“cottage pie” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
367 Jacaranda Blvd, Us 41, Venice, FL 34292-2450
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the largest portion of the fish and chips and the fish quality was very average. The fish was a frozen product. The batter was good and crispy. The frozen French fries were soggy. The very small portion of peas and carrots served in...More

Thank frenchchef2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant is in kind of in an out of the way place. Staff was pleasant enough, food was average, nothing special. Carpeting was dusgustimgly filthy and needs to be replaced (cleaning isn't going to do it). Don't think I'll be going back.More

Thank Grammie321
Kelly O, Owner at British Open Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments! I agree with you about the carpet, it doesn't look good, right now, at all! As a matter of fact, they are coming tomorrow to clean it! Unfortunately, even though we hand picked high end hospitality carpet, the stain resistant...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You immediately get the feel that this is a local hangout...where everybody knows your name. We not only had great food and beer but great conversation with a lot of the locals. They have a rotating beer selection and for us beer snobs it was...More

Thank Ann F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant does very well at what they advertise. Comfort food, craft beer and wine. Food is very good, not gourmet but bangers and mash and prime rib were very good The wine was good and British beer is what it is. Crowded, great value...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner here tonight was very good - baked scrod and cottage pie. Service was excellent. Glad we called ahead. Reservations were needed. Music was a plus as was the circus train overhead.

Thank Kathleen E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been there 4-5 times and it has good pub food. Nice crowd and fair pricing. Recommended for those reasons.

Thank zweigster
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Short wait for a table on a Friday night, had drinks at bar, friendly staff. Fish and Chips night, all you can eat for extra $2, but the regular was enough for us. Came out hot and crisp, very quickly. Great server, right on top...More

Thank george b
Reviewed 6 January 2018

While visiting my 3 Venice sisters during the Christmas holidays my sister thought I would enjoy the British Pub. It was OUTSTANDING from the moment we set foot in the door until we left. A very warm welcome followed by friendly and prompt service from...More

Thank Jimbilly
Reviewed 19 December 2017

I had diner with a couple of friends on a Tuesday evening; the restaurant was full of diners who all appeared to be enjoying dinner out. We had a delightful time: the service was friendly, the food tasty, and we were nicely surprised when a...More

Thank JazzBknitter
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I,ve eaten at this place tons of times. the fried shrimp is now frozen pre breaded. the bangers not the same? everything was bland. even the fried mushrooms and onion rings had no flavor. we loved this place and are now not coming back. don't...More

Thank mickeymot2
Kelly O, Owner at British Open Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm so sorry that you had a disappointing experience with us! Did you, by chance, mention this to us while you were here? We strive, every day, to provide great quality food at a fair price! If you are not happy, we want to make...More

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Robert M
22 October 2017|
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Response from kenneth g | Reviewed this property |
hello Robert. Re- thanksgiving day ,best give them a call .We have never been disapointed with this restaurant.
George D
4 May 2015|
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Response from Ohhhdear | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can make reservations. In fact, it's a really good idea on weekends. However, their new location has a lot more space, and waiting time is much less. There are more booths, too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 367 Jacaranda Blvd, Us 41, Venice, FL 34292-2450
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-492-9227
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